Pickering Fire Services was recently awarded four new gas detectors, valued at $28,542, from the result of efforts by Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada. The detectors will be used to quickly identify gas leaks and explosive atmospheres, enabling firefighters to alert and remove citizens from dangerous areas.
Pickering Fire Services is committed to promoting and protecting the health and safety of the community, and this generous grant will have a tremendous impact on local emergency response. “The detectors will allow our firefighters to work safer, smarter, and stay connected when entering a potentially dangerous or unknown situation. We’re incredibly appreciative of the opportunity to enhance the work environment of those who risk their lives to keep our community safe every day.” says Pickering Fire Chief, John Hagg
Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is dedicated to improving the life-saving capabilities of first responders and public safety organizations in communities served by Firehouse Subs by providing funding, resources and support. To date they have contributed over $440k to hometown heroes
“The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada is the heart of our brand. I’m thrilled that the Foundation along with Ajax Firehouse Subs is able to donate these funds to help Pickering Fire” says Jason Taylor, Firehouse Subs Franchisee